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Is this mushy chick?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lenz48, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. lenz48

    lenz48 In the Brooder

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    If so or not what can I do to help this little one? It took about 36 hrs to hatch. The membrane was really green and stuck to its head. It's chirping and breathing but not standing.
     
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  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 11 Years

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    Seems to look premature and still has the sac (?) there. I would leave him in the incubator with high humidity and temp about 98-99. I think you'll just have to wait and see if he gets going or not. There's really not more you can do but hope he continues to mature.
     
  4. lenz48

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    Me too! Thank you. I have my temp at 99 and my humidity is at 70% right now. Is that good? I also put it on a warm damp rag
     
  5. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 11 Years

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    You can take if off the warm rag and put a dry one in there. The heat and humidity sound right.

    How is she today?
     

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